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NORRISTOWN, PA (RNN/AP) - Steven O’Neill, the judge in the Bill Cosby sentencing, ruled Tuesday that the former comedian is a “sexually violent predator" and ordered him to three to 10 years in state prison.

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County employees will received a 3.14 percent pay raise across the board in the coming year, following the Cullman County Commission’s approval of a 2019 budget that accommodates the increase.

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GOOD HOPE — Employees of the City of Good Hope will be getting a raise in the city’s 2019 budget, and the city’s schools will have access to extra funding through a new donation that has been established.

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WASHINGTON — Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers reported Monday.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will meet later this week with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the White House said Monday amid indications that Rosenstein was about to lose his job.

WASHINGTON — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China.

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BLADENBORO, N.C. — Thousands of coastal residents remained on edge Sunday, told they may need to leave their homes because rivers are still rising more than a week after Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas.

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, agreeing to a date and time after nearly a week of uncertainty over whether Ford would appear at all.

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A Hanceville man is out on bond following a trafficking arrest earlier this week that yielded a trove of marijuana from multiple locations across Cullman County, including an alleged seven pounds recovered from the suspect’s Hanceville residence.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose chaos in the administration.

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A suspect in an early morning shooting at a Garden City residence was captured south of Cullman approximately four hours after law enforcement launched a manhunt following the emergency call.

Cullman County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect in the shooting this morning in Garden City.Joshua Finley, 31, was named as the suspect and was last seen between Crosshaven Church and Cullman Golf Course.Finley had a warrant or warrants for arrest before the shooting on separat…

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The Alabama Bicentennial celebration will be entering its final year in 2019, and the Cullman County Bicentennial Committee has donated money to help one of the county’s three bicentennial schools celebrate the occasion.

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With the Cullman County Commission set to approve a budget for the coming fiscal year next week at its Sept. 25 meeting, budget talks among commissioners, department heads, and the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office have yielded the usual annual scramble to claim a share of county government’s …

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An environmental group working to protect a small, endangered fish is accusing Huntsville officials of keeping the public in the dark about plans for the $1.6 billion Mazda-Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. facility.

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Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January.

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Wallace State Community College is preparing to embark on a new era of technical education and workforce training with a $2 million federal grant.

A bridge on I-65 southbound over the CSX railroad north of the Lacon Exit was damaged by a heavy piece of equipment during a tractor trailer crash Wednesday evening. 

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The beginning of the festive holiday season is just around the corner, and the Cullman Police Department’s officers and staff will be doing their part to spread cheer and good will.

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Smith Lake Park will provide the backdrop next weekend for the inaugural Smith Lake Country Music Festival, a one-day event that organizers hope will be the first of many more.

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When the traditional tapping of the keg signals the beginning of Oktoberfest, the Burgermeister performing the honor will represent two of Cullman's oldest German families.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Twitter users blocked by Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill sued him Wednesday, arguing he's blocking their right to free speech in the "modern day town square."

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Timothy Collins, the founder of local online news platform Cullman Today, died Monday after a brief illness